Chatango

Recruitment

The following are the positions that Sweet Indulgent Scans is currently recruiting:

Translators:
  • Chinese [CH] -OPEN-
  • Japanese [JP] -URGENT-
  • Korean [KR] -OPEN-

    Editing:
    • Cleaners [CL] -OPEN-
    • Typesetters [TS] -OPEN-
    • Editors [ED] -OPEN-
    • Redrawers [RD] -OPEN-
    • Quality Checkers [QC] -OPEN-

    Other:
    • Proofreaders [PR] -OPEN-
    • Web Designers: Blog or Forum [WD] -CLOSED-
    • Raw Providers [RP]  -CLOSED-
    • Scanners [SC] -CLOSED-

    Tests can be sent to: Sweet-Indulgent@live.com

    Please include the following information along with your test:

    Preferred Username:
    Time Zone:
    Position(s):
    Time Schedule: [Full Time?] or [Part Time?]
         [Full Time - 2 Chapters per month]
         [Part Time - 1 Chapter per month]
    Previous experience: [Where? Got any examples to show us?]
    What brought you to Sweet Indulgent: 
    Project of preference to work on:
    Projects you prefer not to work on: [Yaoi, Shounen Ai, ETC.]
    Prefer assign work THROUGH: [Email?] or [PM in Forum?] or [Other suggestions?]
    Photoshop: Yes or No? [Required for CL, TS, ED, RD, and QC positions]



     
    To be a Translator, you should be able to...


    • You have to be fluent in both English and Korean, Chinese, Vietnamese, and Japanese.
    • Missing translations are first priority.
    • When someone PM's you about a missing translation, please respond promptly.

    We really need translators right now! If you want to see our projects released quickly, then please APPLY for a position if you can translate!

    Chinese Translator Test: TBA

    Japanese Translator Test: TBA

    Korean Translator Test: TBA





    To be a Proofreader, you should be able to...


    • You have to know English very well.
    • Good at noticing errors in spelling and correct the word.
    • Fix sentences with the correct punctuation
    • Rephrase the sentences to flow better in English sentence
    • Check for grammars like tenses and nouns

    Proofreader Test: TBA


     
    To be a Cleaner, you should be able to...

    • Change image to grayscale
    • Change the H (Height) to 1200
    • NEED 3 LAYERS: Background, Background Copy, Level Layer
    • Please DO NOT MERGE the LEVEL LAYER and the BACKGROUND LAYER!
    • Rename IMAGE by 001, 002, 003, 004, 005, etc... [With three digits number]
    • Cleaners should be able to clean the easier SFX and BACKGROUND TEXTS.
    • Clean specks of dusts (if there is any)
    • Crop a double page into a single page (if one page have two images together)
    • Straighten the page [Rotate the image if the page is not straight]
    • Level the image into accurate black/white/grey settings
    • Erase text in bubbles
    • ALWAYS save in PSD

    You don't have to be perfect. Relax and try your best :) 
    If you need some help or have any questions, then please feel free to ask! :) 

    Cleaner Test [Inexperience]: TBA
    Cleaner Test [Experience]: TBA



    To be a Typesetter, you should be able to...

    • Make sure everything goes accordingly to the translations that are provided for you.
    • Center text properly into bubbles using the correct font and size.
    • Match the English SFX as closely as possible to the RAW SFX.
    • ALWAYS typeset over any uncleaned SFX because the Quality Checker WILL clean them.
    • ALWAYS SAVE IN PSD [EASIER for the Quality Checker to FIX errors]
    • EDIT (07-20-2014): Please SAVE a copy in a PNG file [EASIER for the Quality Checker to CHECK]
    • Make a note of MISSING TRANSLATIONS (if there are any).


    You don't have to be perfect. Relax and try your best :) 
    If you need some help or have any questions, then please feel free to ask! :) 

    Typesetter Test: TBA



     
    To be an Editor, you should be able to...

    • Complete all steps required for Cleaners and Typesetters.
    • We most likely WILL NOT assign you to clean AND typeset a chapter, but you should be able to switch readily between these two positions.


    Editor Test: Complete the Cleaner AND Typesetter tests



     
    To be a Redrawer, you should be able to...

    • Remove the original SFX or other misc text (watermarks, narration, etc.).
    • Redraw the missing art. [Requires knowledge of the clone tool and the pen tool.]
    • Make a copy of the clean layer and do all redraws in this copy.
    • ALWAYS save in PSD


    You don't have to be perfect. Relax and try your best :) 
    If you need some help or have any questions, then please feel free to ask! :) 

    You are only required to complete ONE test (b&w or color), depending on your preference. You may do both if you wish.

    Redrawer Test [Greyscale]: TBA Black and 

    Redrawer Test [Color]: TBA[Col Page


     
    To be a Quality Checker, you should be able to...

    • Check over all work: Proofreading, Cleaning, Typesetting
    • Need to know proficient English to read over the translations the second time and make changes (if needed).
    • Fix any cleaning mistakes - improper leveling, clean any remaining dust, straighten pages (if needed), resize the image (if needed), etc.
    • Fix any typesetting mistakes - too big, wrong font, not centered, typos, etc.
    • Redraw any SFX or other text that remain [IMPORTANT!]
    • Fill out a credit page for the chapter
    • Paste SI watermark on several of the pages
    • Add in a disclaimer and recruitment page
    • Save the PSDs as PNGs and upload


    Quality Checker Test: NO TEST! We are only recruiting EXPERIENCED Quality Checkers.
    Please send us some examples of your work! ^_^